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March 20, 2018
Developing Power in Paganism and Witchcraft
Power is necessary, and power is corrupting. Power can be used to build a better...
March 18, 2018
Building Your Own Liturgical Calendar
If you’re lucky enough to belong to a tradition that already has a liturgical calendar,...
March 04, 2018
Under the Ancient Oaks: Daily Prayer For Pagans
Under the Ancient Oaks, the video series. This month I’m joined by ADF Druid Lauren...
February 18, 2018
Fear, Experience, and Becoming Invincible
There’s been a lot of garbage written about fear over the years. People claim fear...
January 28, 2018
9 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Was A New Pagan
A scan through my private journals turned up a list of things I really wish...
January 21, 2018
Integrity is Complicated: Breaking a Promise From Your Old Religion
In the realm of religion we frequently find ourselves in situations where integrity makes conflicting...
January 16, 2018
No More Crayon Drawings on the Refrigerators of Mount Olympus
Early on the Gods seem happy we’re acknowledging Them and reaching out to Them. But...
January 09, 2018
Meditation: A Pagan Approach to a Universal Practice
Meditation is most commonly associated with Buddhism, but it is practiced in every religion and...
January 04, 2018
The Ethics of Praying For Others
Praying for others is a good thing, but doing it ethically requires that we do...
December 19, 2017
The Pagan Practice of Prayer
Many Pagans have a difficult relationship with prayer due to poor examples in a previous...
November 30, 2017
For What We Want Most, There Is A Cost To Be Paid
Some of us are called to go off the map in our devotional and magical...
November 26, 2017
When Pagans Need Redemption
Pagans don’t talk much about redemption. But while we do not need to be redeemed...
October 12, 2017
Pray For The Dead: The Blasphemy of “It’s Too Late”
Praying for the dead is sacred and necessary work. Abandoning the dead is blasphemy. Those...
September 28, 2017
Your Pagan Work Matters – Don’t Get Distracted
Your Pagan work will never be perfect, and you will always feel like you need...
September 14, 2017
Pagan Sacred Callings That Aren’t Priesthood
If you want to draw a clear line between priestly work and non-priestly work, focus...
August 30, 2017
Initiation: Mad, Dead, or a Poet
An initiation doesn’t have to be brutal and bloody to be effective. But if there...
August 20, 2017
Under the Ancient Oaks: Living a Good Life During Difficult Times
Under the Ancient Oaks the video series, episode 3. What do we mean by living...
August 10, 2017
5 Requirements of Will
Anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight or stop smoking by “will power” understands that...
July 18, 2017
Why What I Am Takes So Many Words To Describe
There is no single term that completely and accurately describes the religion I practice. Since...
July 16, 2017
The 8 of Cups, or, I Like It Here Why Do I Have To Leave?
There’s no need for a grand exit… or a grand entrance. Just decide to leave...
July 04, 2017
My Paganism: Nature, Nurture, or Choice?
Jason Mankey asked all the Patheos Pagan bloggers to write on “How I Found Paganism.”...
June 20, 2017
Who Ya Gonna Believe, Me Or Your Lying Eyes?
There has never been a greater need to ignore what the mainstream culture tells you...
June 15, 2017
A Farewell to Normalcy
I want being a Pagan to become normal, in the way it was normal for...
June 01, 2017
Resilience in Troubled Times
Life is easier if you have a resilient system supporting you. So build one, and...
May 23, 2017
7 Spiritual Practices for Difficult Times
These are the spiritual practices that work for me in difficult times. They won’t prevent...
April 25, 2017
Why I Had To Make a Clean Break With Christianity
I grew up in fundamentalism and so I had to make a clean break with...
April 18, 2017
The Monsters that Live in the Depths
Some aren’t interested in deeper practice. Some aren’t ready for it… but when are any...
April 04, 2017
The Jealous Druid
I’m amused that Jason Mankey is jealous of me. But I have my own Pagan-related...
March 16, 2017
Spiritual Treatment Is No Substitute For Mental Health Care
Spiritual practice is no substitute for proper mental health care. This isn’t a difference of...
March 12, 2017
As a Nature-centered Pagan, I enjoy celebrating Ostara, the Spring Equinox. But as a Deity-centered...
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